Resource Toolbox

The DFL provides resources to support the critically important work from our local party units - most of which are available to local party units free of charge.

DFL Resources for Local Party Units

DFL Express

The DFL Express is as 17-passenger shuttle bus that can be used for visibility at parades county fairs, picnics and other community events as needed. Equipped with an external sound system, the DFL Express can be used as a backdrop for political speeches or as a float in parades, among other uses.

Call Center

The Jan Rein Call Center contains 23 phone stations for voter contact, volunteer recruitment and fundraising. Predictive dialing software helps volunteers save time and complete more calls. The call center is available for DFL Organizing Units and/or Endorsed candidates. Party leaders can also use the Robo-Call feature to record meeting and event announcements that can be sent to thousands of DFLers free of charge.

Train to Win Program

To ensure that candidates, campaigns, and volunteers are powered up and ready to win, the DFL has put together our “Train to Win” program which offers regular trainings on grassroots organizing, direct voter contact, communications, fundraising and other essential organizational skills. From our Training Summit to regional trainings and monthly training phone calls, we offer many different ways to participate and learn the latest techniques.

Research and Communications

The DFL Communications office provides resources so that our party leaders and candidates can effectively communicate our message. From research on specific issues or elected officials, to daily and weekly talking points through the “In The Know” schedule and clips, and our weekly “DFL Dispatch”, you should have all you need at your fingertips to make sure we are getting our message out far and wide.

Voter File Training

Party units & candidate campaigns use VoteBuilder/VAN to identify voters, recruit and track volunteers, and target communications. The DFL provides in-depth training for beginners and advanced data administrators who are using the VoteBuilder/VAN. Pre-registration is required.

Multi-Purpose Room

The Multi-Purpose Room is ideal for large gatherings and events from meeting to mailings. The room contains 20 configurable tables and seats up to 60 people.

Conference Room

The Sam Heins and Stacey Mills Executive Conference Room features videoconferencing, a conference phone, a whiteboard, and seating for up to 12 people.

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